The Foundations of Personality by Abraham Myerson is one of the most comprehensive examinations of the neurological and psychological influences upon character of its era. Myerson is a medical professional and speaks from a background of years of practical experience in the field, yet he approaches the subject of psychology with a natural balance which allows him to remain on solid ground when so many of his contemporaries were chasing theoretical fancies.
This work takes into account valuable discoveries from both Freudian and behavioral psychology, combining them into one of the landmark works of cognitive theory.
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